INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Slaughter Police department in turmoil
Smith said almost everyone left following this conversation that was recorded by the Assistant Slaughter Police Chief.
need some extra money, go pick up three or four people,” Jackson was
recorded saying. “You can write your own check. We get paid, and you get
paid. You can’t say it ain’t fair.”
“The law precludes him from doing that,” Chief Smith said. “But, he was not up enough on the law to know that.”
Smith says in addition to telling his men to break the law, the micro-management was so bad it was hard for him to do his job.
INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Slaughter Mayor caught on tape offering monetary rewards for warrants
Needless To Say, Slaughter’s Mayor Robert Jackson Ought To Resign Yesterday If Not Sooner
the town of Slaughter, which is in East Feliciana Parish northeast of
Baton Rouge, has a mayor who doesn’t give a fig about his constituents
and certainly has no regard for state law. Bobby Jackson was caught on
tape commanding the town’s police chief and his chief deputy to have his
officers write 40 tickets apiece each month, which is about double what
they currently write. Regardless of what it’ll take to write those
Thankfully, the chief deputy recorded the conversation and gave it to WBRZ-TV…